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Ca d'Zan Mansion

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Address: 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
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+1 941-359-5700
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10:00 - 17:00
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Ringling Museum, Cad'a Zahn, Garden, Sarasota, FL

Beautiful places to visit and spend the day. The Mansion on Sarasota bay is so lovely. Great restaurant to enjoy lunch, and when you are finished, check out the Gift Shop... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful places to visit and spend the day. The Mansion on Sarasota bay is so lovely. Great restaurant to enjoy lunch, and when you are finished, check out the Gift Shop for interesting items.

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Thank Patricia L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

you should not miss the Ringling Museum, Ca d'Zan Mansion and the circus museum when you are visiting the Sarasota/ Bradenton area. Ever expanding art collection, outdoor spaces to explore that include electric car transportation for those who need or want it. Take a good part of the day to visit this gem on the west coast of Fl.

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Thank Judy M
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautifully maintained sea side mansion of the Ringlings. Easy to appreciate how life was that that time, I'll be at from a very wealthy standpoint. Beautiful grounds and home for that era. Well worth seeing. An easy visit to walk around.

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you have never been here it is a wonderful experience to see how John and Mable Ringling lived when they would be in Florida. The history of this house is phenomenal! Most of the furniture ,windows,and tiles came for Europe.if you can pay the extra money and tour the entire house, it is amazing how these people lived in... More 

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Thank Robyn S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The mansion that John Ringling built for his wife is a treasure in the state system. You can visit all the floors but each one can be viewed individually. After years of neglect, the mansion has been completely redone using crafts people from all over the world to insure the historical parts of the mansion are done in the original... More 

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Thank Jean F
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are visiting the Ringling Estate in Sarasota Fl, this is a must. If you are visiting or living in the South Fl area and want to experience a real treat, I would definitely recommend it. The grounds are palatial with an ocean view and a well maintained. The inside furnishings are not palatial but are period pieces,which different... More 

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Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

In keeping with other homes of the era for the rich and famous. A peek into a different era and way of living.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't miss this house. We paid for an inside tour of the first 2 floors. Wish we had also paid for the top floors. You can walk around outside for free but this is not enough although the grounds are very nice. John Ringling, wife, and sister are buried nearby.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fabulous tour of the house and grounds of John Ringling. Beautiful and touching tribute to Mable and John. Lots to see, including some private tours.

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Thank Sarahjay192
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

amazing place. beautiful palace with many interesting inventory. simply magical. even kids were blown away.

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